Low Cost Transportation Options for Sudbury

As of May 10, 2021, the following low cost transportation options are available to Sudbury residents.

 

Sudbury Connection Van Service

The Sudbury Connection Wheelchair Accessible Van Service, offered in conjunction with the Metro West Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA), will be running five (5) days a week (excluding holidays). Please CLICK HERE for additional information and to see the ride schedule.

If you would like to register, please contact the Senior Center (or MWRTA) for an application or CLICK HERE to access the application form directly. When your application is approved you will set up a debit account for van fees. Van fees are $1.00 in town; $2.00 for out of town for a one-way ride.

If you need additional information, please contact Ana Cristina Oliveira, Outreach Specialist, at [email protected] or 978-639-3268.

 

Go Sudbury! Uber Rides Program

The Go Sudbury! Uber Rides Program is a grant-funded, temporary transportation program provided via Uber and partially subsidized by the Town of Sudbury, for rides to non-urgent healthcare and vaccination appointments, work, shopping, and accessing community resources. Please CLICK HERE for additional information.

The program is for Sudbury residents who meet one (1) of the following qualifications:

  • 50 Years of age or older
  • 18 years of age or older with a disability that limits driving
  • Active duty military or veteran of the armed forces
  • Resident with financial need
  • Essential worker requiring transportation for work

In order to register for this program, please complete the application form at the following link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfjbkJan9IXE4daWrtE_cWeHlXq7pGTMhD8eD7mIRdNqn-xtA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&gxids=7628

There are three geographic areas in which transportation can be provided, each with a nominal copay per one-way ride: 

  1. Within Sudbury ($1 per ride)
  2. To/From towns contiguous to Sudbury ($2 per ride) 
  3. To/From destinations up to 25 miles outside of Sudbury ($10 per ride)

The ride service area is within Sudbury and up to 25 miles outside of Sudbury. All rides must begin or end in Sudbury. Service is provided to the Logan Express Shuttle in Framingham, but not to Logan Airport.

You must have a private account with Uber on your smartphone for this service. An Uber Clinic Technology Support volunteer will assist participants with issues relating to downloading and using the Uber application on your smartphone for this program.

For more information please contact Ana Cristina Oliveira, Outreach Specialist, Sudbury Senior Center, at [email protected] or 978-639-3268. 

 

Go Sudbury! Taxi Rides Program

We are excited to share that the Metropolitan Area Planning Council is extending its emergency taxi grant funding, likely through December 2021. Sudbury, along with the Towns of Maynard, Stow, and Concord, has received sufficient funding to provide several rides per week (including wheelchair accessible vehicles). Both Tommy’s Taxi (Framingham) and JFK Transportation (Natick) will be used to provide these services. Please CLICK HERE for additional information.

The Town has restarted this fully subsidized Taxi Rides Program to service the following trips:

  • Non-COVID related Healthcare Appointments
  • COVID Vaccination Appointments

Residents must meet one (1) of the following qualifications: 

  • 50 Years of age or older
  • 18 years of age or older with a disability that limits driving
  • Active duty military or veteran of the armed forces
  • Resident with financial need
  • Essential worker requiring transportation for work

In order to register for this program, please complete the application form at the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScTehm_UjIlDc5Pm6nrceSbq53Md4fJkDA8bHLI62WbSMTJUA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&gxids=7628

The ride service area is within Sudbury and up to 25 miles outside of Sudbury. All rides must begin or end in Sudbury. Service is provided to the Logan Express Shuttle in Framingham, but not to Logan Airport.

We are also pleased to introduce the CrossTown Connect Dispatch Call Center for the Taxi Rides Program. 

Dispatching hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Rides must be booked with dispatch at least 24 hours in advance.

Phone Number: 978-844-6809

For more information please contact Ana Cristina Oliveira, Outreach Specialist, Sudbury Senior Center, at [email protected] or 978-639-3268. 

 

Subsidized Transportation Options Summary Sheet

For comparison of  Sudbury’s subsidized transportation options, please visit:

https://sudbury.ma.us/transportation/?p=854

 

Please also explore the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority’s (MWRTA) homepage for other possible transportation options:

https://www.mwrta.com/